Dark-footed mouse shrew

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Dark-footed mouse shrew
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Soricomorpha
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Myosorex
Species: M. cafer
Binomial name
Myosorex cafer
(Sundevall, 1846)
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Dark-footed mouse shrew range

The dark-footed mouse shrew (Myosorex cafer) is a species of mammal in the Soricidae family. It is found in Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. It was formerly sometimes called the dark-footed forest shrew.